This Victorian terraced house is just off Queen’s Park with an amazing view over London. It has some grand internal proportions, but there was extensive demolition and construction involved in its refurbishment, as well as the major internal reconfiguration of moving the staircase to the side of the house. This gave the client more space, with an unobstructed view from the front of the house to the back of the garden, and allowed us to create a grand entrance foyer, which we felt the proportions of the house demanded. We also added a guest loo, a gym room plus two more bedrooms and a bathroom in the loft, making it a five-bedroom, five-bathroom house.
The clients has an eclectic art collection that inspired us to create a mood of Victorian London meets mid-century Miami. We discovered they loved dark blue and grey, which helped us to create the Victorian London mood; for the Miami vibe we added small pops of yellow, pink, orange and green. The neutrals were Slate shades from Paint & Paper Library and there’s plenty of smoked oak flooring in both basketweave panels and herringbone.